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Fire Emblem Fates – More Details on Multiplayer


GoNintendo has new details on Fire Emblem Fates multiplayer mode. Get the roundup of information below.

– battles can take place locally, via online, or through a player’s Friend’s List
– set rules that limit the effect of items in random online battles
– no fog of war present during the fights
– online battle mode will feature seven maps: Opera House, Destroyed City, Palace (from Conquest’s Chapter 12), Decayed Fortress of the Black Dragon (similar to the one in Conquest’s Chapter 9), your My Castle creation, and the opposing player’s My Castle creation
– all of these maps will have Dragon Vein mechanics that allow players to and interact with the terrain
– slaves use is halved at the beginning of any online battle
– a player can edit and save up to five different teams at a time

Fire Emblem Fates – amiibo Integration Details

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Fire Emblem Fates is one beast of a game. It has online multiplayer, branching story paths, over 100 hours of content and amiibo integration! Get the details on exactly how amiibo works with the title below. Warning, potential spoilers!

Fire Emblem Fates Tracked at 353,201 Units sold in Famitsu


While most members of the press use the Media Create for the most up to date sales numbers, Famitsu also releases their sales numbers on Wednesdays too. Fire Emblem Fates sold over 303,000 units in the Media Create, but Famitsu is tracking the game at 353,201 Units sold for the week.

That’s around a 50,000 unit difference, so I thought it would be a good idea to let people know. With Digital sales, Fire Emblem Fates is the biggest launch in Fire Emblem history. Hopefully Nintendo has plans for a console Fire Emblem at some point. Get the full Famitsu charts past the link.

Fire Emblem Fates Dominates Japanese Sales for Tsutaya


The largest video game chain in Japan, Tsutaya, has posted their sales charts for the past week. Fire Emblem Fates dominated the sales charts, taking the first, second and third place. The third spot was occupied by the exclusive New 3DS bundle for Fire Emblem Fates. You can see the full sales charts here

Fire Emblem Fates Features 5v5 Online Multiplayer


While Fire Emblem Awakening had multiplayer, it was limited to local only, and was somewhat lackluster. That is not the case with Fire Emblem Fates. This game has an extensive online multiplayer mode that features 5v5 battles and more. Get the full roundup of online multiplayer details past the link.

Fire Emblem if | 10 Minutes of new Gameplay Footage


Nintendo of Japan has shown off a brand new 10-minute gameplay video of Fire Emblem if on 3DS. See all the action past the link.

Fire Emblem Awakening Sales at 1.79 Million as of December 2014

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At one point, Fire Emblem Awakening might have been the last game in the classic franchise. But due to a determined staff, and great review scores, Fire Emblem Awakening has become the best-selling game in the franchises’ history. According to the official page for the Fire Emblem IF them song, Awakenings’ sales are at 1.79 million units as of December 2014. There is a high chance the game has eclipsed 2 million units at this point. Check out the official translation past the link.

Fire Emblem IF – New Weapons Triangle, Characters & more

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Fire Emblem if is gearing up for its launch in Japan next month, and Famitsu has a ton of new details on the title. There have been big changes to the weapons triangle, in addition to new character reveals. Get all the info below.

Intelligent Systems Might be Working on Paper Mario Wii U – Rumor


There is a rumor going around that Intelligent Systems could be working on a new Paper Mario game coming to Wii U. Intelligent Systems staffers attended a job expo in Japan where this information supposedly came from. You can see the pamphlets Intelligent Systems was handing out at the expo in Japan. Guess we’ll have to wait till E3 to see what happens. Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: 2Ch

Intelligent Systems has Around 130 Employees

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Intelligent Systems has been on a slow and steady growth plan since 2003. As of 2013, the Fire Emblem studio has 130 employees, but back in 2003, they only had around 81 employees. Over the past decade, Intelligent systems has earned their own headquarters separate from Nintendo’s software planning and development division. This was mainly due to the success of games like Paper Mario Sticker Star and Fire Emblem Awakening. What do you guys think about Intelligent Systems? Are we long overdue for a new Advanced Wars, or is CODE NAME: STEAM good enough for right now?

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Official Press Release

Nintendo of America released an official press release detailing their upcoming 3DS title Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. The company has also launched a Japanese teaser site for the title, complete with higher quality screenshots, official art, and two additional screenshots.

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is not getting in the way of SMTxFE or Advance Wars

Nintendo recently held a developer roundtable discussion for their new game by Intelligent Systems, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. During a Q&A, someone asked if working on this new game has kept Intelligent Systems from developing a new Advance Wars or halted their progress on Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem; the developers responded with many noes, stating, “We’re right on schedule,” with SMTxFE. Check out the tweets below.

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. – Screenshots

8 screenshots for the recently announced 3DS title Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. were released by Nintendo of America recently. Check them out below.

Pushmo World releasing in North America on June 19 for $9.99

An official page for Pushmo World has been launched on Nintendo of America’s site. Similar to Europe and Japan, the title will be releasing on June 19, 2014. The price has been set at $9.99.

Intelligent Systems Rewarded for Fire Emblem Awakenings’ Success, Moves into a Brand new Building


Nintendo rewards hard work, that is for sure. Intelligent Systems, the studio behind the million plus seller Fire Emblem Awakening, has moved into a fancy new building. Hopefully this new building, along with the amazing folks over at Atlus, can help them make Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem be the best game it can. Check out a picture of the building below. 

Surprise! Intelligent Systems is Working on Wii U Games

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James Anderson, a programmer for Intelligent Systems, has listed a unknown Wii U game on his Linkedin profile. 

Fire Emblem Awakening Artist Reveals Favorite Character – Discusses Tharja Figurine

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Check out this interview with one of the Fire Emblem Awakening developers, where he discusses his favorite character and this awesome figurine of Tharja. 

Intelligent Systems next Title is a Music game


Intelligent Systems, the team responsible for the amazing Fire Emblem Awakening, next game is a music title by the name of ‘Jam with the Band’. The new 3DS game got a teaser site from Nintendo, and should be out this year in Japan. 

Fire Emblem Awakening Slashes past 1 million Units Sold


VGChartz is tracking the brilliant SRPG, Fire Emblem Awakening, past the 1 million units sold mark, which marks the first time in the franchises history to ever break past that milestone.

Nintendo Trademarks “Fire Emblem” & “EMBLEM”, Could a Wii U game be Coming?


Nintendo has recently stated that a Fire Emblem game on Wii U would need to sell 700K to be worth it. Well it seems that a new Fire Emblem game might be on the docks for the Wii U as Nintendo trademarked two new titles pertaining to the series. 

Fire Emblem on Wii U Would need to sell 700K to be Worthwhile, says Nintendo

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Intelligent Systems Hitoshi Yamagami discussed how much Fire Emblem on Wii U would need to sell to be a worth while investment.

Fire Emblem Awakening Would have been the Final Installment if Sales Bombed

This is one of those stories that only comes from Japan, the persistence of Japanese developers is amazing. Fire Emblem Awakening is one of the best games I’ve ever played, could have been the final game in the long running series if sales weren’t good.